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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

SCZ050-312100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

DATE             WED 08/31/16            THU 09/01/16            FRI 09/02/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      86          73          88          74          83
TEMP                80 83 84 79 76 75 74 75 83 87 86 81 78 77 76 75 80 82 81 75
DEWPT               73 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 72 71
RH                  79 74 72 85 94 94 97 94 74 65 68 79 88 90 94 94 82 74 74 87
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E NE NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S SE  E  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD            10 12  9  8  3  3  3  4  5  8 12 10  8  6  8 10 25 35 37 18
WIND GUST                                                           41 48 52 28
CLOUDS              OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          60          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.06        0.38        2.99        1.43
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  D  D  D  D  L  L  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             90 91                90 95 94
MAX HEAT               90    93                95    95


DATE          SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16  TUE 09/06/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          68    84      68    85      68    87      69    88
TEMP          71 70 83 76   70 69 84 76   71 70 86 78   72 71 87 80
DEWPT         68 66 65 66   66 66 66 66   66 67 67 68   68 69 69 70
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30     5      10    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C                                            S  S
TSTMS          S  S                                            S  S

$$
GAZ118-312100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

DATE             WED 08/31/16            THU 09/01/16            FRI 09/02/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          73          86          74          85
TEMP                81 87 86 81 77 76 74 75 82 85 85 80 77 76 75 75 81 84 83 76
DEWPT               74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 75 75 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 74 73 73
RH                  79 65 68 79 90 90 97 94 79 72 72 85 90 94 94 94 79 72 72 90
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SE SE SE  E NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD            10 10  8  5  3  2  4  5  8 10 10  9  6  8 14 26 40 32 13  9
WIND GUST                                                        40 54 44
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          60          80          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.02        0.77        3.33        0.32
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             95 94                   94 94                   91
MAX HEAT               95    95                94    94                91    91


DATE          SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16  TUE 09/06/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          67    85      67    86      68    87      69    88
TEMP          70 69 84 76   70 69 85 77   71 70 86 78   72 71 87 79
DEWPT         70 67 67 67   66 66 68 68   67 67 69 69   69 69 71 71
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5       5    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                S  S                        S  S
TSTMS          S  S                S  S                        S  S

$$
SCZ050-312100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

DATE             WED 08/31/16            THU 09/01/16            FRI 09/02/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      85          75          86          76          83
TEMP                78 83 83 80 77 76 75 77 82 85 85 81 78 77 76 76 80 82 81 76
DEWPT               75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 73 72
RH                  91 77 77 85 94 97 97 90 77 70 70 82 91 90 94 94 82 77 77 87
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E NE NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SE  E NE  E NE  N
WIND SPD            11 14 12 10  3  4  5  6  6 10 14 12 10  9 10 11 35 37 42 25
WIND GUST                                                           47 50 57 35
CLOUDS              OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     70          60          70          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.27        0.12        0.45        3.23        1.42
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             90 90                   93 92
MAX HEAT               90    92                93    93


DATE          SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16  TUE 09/06/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          70    83      70    83      71    85      72    85
TEMP          72 71 82 76   72 71 82 77   73 72 84 78   74 73 85 79
DEWPT         69 67 66 66   66 67 67 66   67 68 68 68   69 70 70 71
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40     5      10    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C                                            S  S
TSTMS          S  S                                            S  S

$$
SCZ048-312100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

DATE             WED 08/31/16            THU 09/01/16            FRI 09/02/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      87          72          88          75          84
TEMP                81 84 85 80 76 75 73 76 83 87 86 81 78 77 76 75 81 83 82 76
DEWPT               75 75 74 75 75 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 72
RH                  82 74 70 85 97 97100 94 74 65 68 79 88 90 94 97 79 74 74 87
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  N NW NW  W  W  S  S  S  S  S SE  E NE  E  N  N
WIND SPD            10  9  8  4  3  3  3  4  6  9 10  9  6  6 11 18 39 37 25 10
WIND GUST                                                           51 51 35
CLOUDS              OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          60          70          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.05        0.61        3.40        0.66
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  D  D  D  D  L  L  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             92 93                90 95 94                   90
MAX HEAT               92    95                95    95                90


DATE          SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16  TUE 09/06/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          68    85      68    86      69    87      70    88
TEMP          71 70 84 76   71 70 84 77   72 71 86 78   73 72 86 80
DEWPT         69 67 65 67   66 67 66 67   67 68 66 69   69 69 70 71
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5       5    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                            S  S
TSTMS          S  S                                            S  S

$$
SCZ043-312100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

DATE             WED 08/31/16            THU 09/01/16            FRI 09/02/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          71          89          73          84
TEMP                82 85 86 80 76 74 72 75 84 88 87 81 78 76 74 74 80 83 82 75
DEWPT               76 74 73 74 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 72 71 70
RH                  82 70 65 82 94 97100 94 70 61 63 77 88 94 97 97 79 70 69 84
WIND DIR             E  E NE  E  N  N NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  E  E NE  E  N NE
WIND SPD             8  8  6  5  3  2  2  2  4  6  9  8  5  5  6 10 25 31 20 10
WIND GUST                                                           36 42 31
CLOUDS              OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     50          50          60          70          80
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.02        0.33        2.34        0.88
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             93 93                90 96 94
MAX HEAT               93    94                96    95


DATE          SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16  TUE 09/06/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          66    86      66    87      66    88      67    89
TEMP          69 68 85 76   69 68 86 76   70 69 86 77   71 69 87 78
DEWPT         68 66 62 65   65 66 63 65   66 67 64 67   68 68 67 69
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    10       5    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S
TSTMS          S  S

$$
GAZ099-312100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1049 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

DATE             WED 08/31/16            THU 09/01/16            FRI 09/02/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      89          73          88          73          87
TEMP                82 88 87 81 78 76 74 74 83 87 86 80 77 76 74 74 82 86 84 77
DEWPT               75 74 73 74 75 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 72 72
RH                  79 63 63 79 91 94100100 77 65 68 82 90 94 97 97 74 63 67 85
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  N  N SW SW  S  S  S SE SE  E  E NE NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD            10  9  8  4  2  1  2  2  5  8  8 10  8  8 10 16 20 16  9  6
WIND GUST                                                           31
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     50          40          70          70          70
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.03        0.51        1.53        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             97 94                90 95 94                   92 90
MAX HEAT               97    97                95    95                92    92


DATE          SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16  TUE 09/06/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          67    86      65    88      66    89      66    90
TEMP          70 69 85 75   69 67 86 77   70 68 87 77   70 68 88 79
DEWPT         70 67 64 65   65 65 64 66   66 66 65 67   68 67 67 69
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE       E    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5       5     5       5     5      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S
TSTMS          S  S

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$




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